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Because Doja Cat And Nicki Minaj Say So

R&B singer Doja Cat‘s impossibly catchy collaboration with Nicky Minaj, ‘Say So,’ is one of the year’s biggest global hits and this week’s #1. Urban female artists have conquered this edition with Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé and Little Simz also in the top 3.

The strongest debut is by another female artist, Korean house DJ 박혜진 Park Hye Jin. Other new entries are the latest tracks by MIKE; The Beths; Ariel Pink; slowthai; The Phenomenal Handclap Band; Teyana Taylor; Tkay Maidza; Arca; Phoebe Bridgers; Jme feat. Skepta; India Jordan; Polo G; Sharon Van Etten feat. Josh Homme; Residente; Migos feat. YoungBoy and Never Broke Again; Ezra Furman covering LCD Soundsystem; HAIM; FLETCHER feat. SOPHIE; Matt Berninger solo… and a hilarious Eurodance parody performed by Hollywood star Will Ferrell feat. My Marianne, from what promises to be one of the comedies of the year ‘Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of The Fire Saga.’ Check Our Loop in full here. Read the rest of this entry »

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Burial First #1 Of 2014 In The Loop


We kickstart a new year with a special edition of our loop; a recap of the best records dropped during our long festive break. Among all of them, two were particularly unexpected, Burial’s new three-track EP ‘Rival Dealer’, whose standout moment ‘Come Down To Us’ is the first number one in our favourite tracks chart this year and Beyoncé who also shocked the whole industry releasing by surprise an eponymous new album, which turned out to be her most solid effort to date. On the heat of a very clever and instant marketing campaign hers has become in a matter of days the eight best selling record in the States last year.

New works by St. Vincent; The War On Drugs; Damien Jurado; Broken Bells; EMA; Angel Haze and Mogwai are featured in this preview of the most interesting music about to be released.

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Rober winners at Obama’s Inauguration (II)

ARCADE FIRE-Intervention

More Live moments from the many conmemorative balls celebrating Barack Obama’s inauguration.
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Rober Winners At Obama’s Inauguration

ARETHA FRANKLYN-My Country Tis Of Thee

Although the political attitude of many of the Rober Academy members’ ranks from mild apathy to full cynicism, we cannot help but sharing the joy and illusion of the USA while celebrating the most important historical moment the nation has lived for a few generations: The arrival of America’s first black president and his symbolic values of equality, freedom and hope for all; much needed in this troubled time.

To wish him all the best on his role as what it used to be called “the leader of the free world” pop stars of all backgrounds were playing in multiple shows and parties across Washington and the rest of the States yesterday. From the Queen Of Soul, Aretha Franklyn, who sang the patriotic anthem “My Country Tis Of Thee” at the Inauguration to Arcade Fire. Everyone who’s anyone in the pop world, except maybe for, errm, Daddy Yankee…were somehow involved on the celebration. Here’s a few of the most notorious moments Read the rest of this entry »

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